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Thrive Photography Instructional Video : DSLR Cameras : Automatic to Manual

Do you have a DSLR camera? Have you set it to automatic and been less than pleased with the results? Have dark, blurry, out of focus photos left you frustrated and feeling like you have wasted your money? Have you been shooting for a while and want to learn more? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this video is for you! We have created a two hour, informative and fun instructional video that is designed to teach you the most important manual functions of your camera. You will finally be able to take control of your camera and will gain the knowledge and confidence to go out and capture amazing photos!

View the short trailer below to find out more, get excited, and be ready to learn!

This is the first in what we hope will be a series of instructional videos that will help take your photography to the next level. After two years of teaching classes in both San Diego, CA and Nashville, TN, we have seen just how excited people get when their camera is a less scary, frustrating piece of technology and more of a means to make art and memories. We have had so much fun teaching that we created this video to share with as many people as we can! You will get two hours of classroom instruction, photograph examples, and even some live shooting to help guide you through each of these concepts. 

In this video you will find easy to understand teaching on the following topics:

-Manual Exposure (ISO, Aperture, Shutter Speed & reading your light meter)
-Focus system (How to navigate your autofocus system to get tack sharp images)
-Natural Light
-White Balance
-Live Shoot

If you are looking to take your photography to the next level, this will not disappoint! You can watch once or time and time again, work at your own pace, and see results that you will be thrilled about!

Click here to purchase the instructional video today.